A meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 15 and 16 to discuss the implementation of new content in the 2019 Labour Code and documents guiding its enforcement.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on April 16 introduced eMeeting, an online meeting platform developed by the AIC Group and the BKAV Group, within the framework of the “Vietnam Digital Challenge” Forum.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam Youth Federation held an exchange programme on April 15 between 24 Vietnamese peacekeepers who have returned from the UN mission in South Sudan and over 500 local young people.
A workshop on opportunities, challenges and solutions to promote the participation of people with disabilities in politics was held in Hanoi on April 15.
The average height of Vietnamese youths has shown remarkable improvements, reaching 168.1cm for 18-year-old males in 2020, up 3.7 cm from 2020, and 156.2cm for 18-year-old females, up from 154.8cm, according to the National General Nutrition Survey for 2019-2020, which was released by the Health Ministry’s National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) on April 15.
The Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (NutiFood) launched its Nutifood Nutrition Research Institute in Sweden (NNRIS) during a ceremony in HCM City on April 14.
Chairwoman of the Sovico Group and CEO of Vietjet Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has been granted the Legion of Honour by the French Government for her special contributions to Vietnam’s relations with France and Europe.
Vietnam is working to soon develop its own home-made COVID-19 vaccines, a representative from the Health Ministry told a meeting of the standing board of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 14.
The Steering Committee of the project “Support to Vietnam for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement” (VN-SIPA) held its second meeting in Hanoi on April 14 with the participation of representatives from certain ministries, sectors, and localities.
The 2021 Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo), the 30th edition of its kind, opened at the Hanoi International Exhibition Centre at 91 Tran Hung Dao Street in downtown Hanoi on April 14.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has received congratulation messages from the King of Thailand Maha Vajiralongorn and the foreign ministries of Mexico and Bolivia on the occasion of his election as the President of Vietnam.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at working session with the Ministry of Science and Technology on April 13 that breakthroughs in science-technology are needed for the country to gain speed in development.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on April 13 inspected preparations for the elections of deputies to the 15th legislature and all-level People’s Councils for 2021-2026 in Tien Lang district in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Leaders of foreign countries have sent messages of congratulations to newly-elected Vietnamese leaders.
To raise the rate of female deputies to the National Assembly (NA) and all-level People’s Councils requires strong, synchronous, and effective solutions as well as political resolve and efforts from female candidates, a meeting in central Da Nang city on April 12 heard.
Vietnam for the second time assumed the role of rotating President of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 tenure this month, thus making a new and important imprint in the process of transforming from a participant to an active and proactive UN member.
Foreign ministers of Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia have extended congratulations to Bui Thanh Son on his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The Political Bureau on April 9 assigned four of its members to join the 13th Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, raising its total members to 11.
The 14th National Assembly has completed its final session's agenda with many important contents on reviewing the tenure's work, building laws and handling personnel matters, Vice Chairman of the NA Office Vu Minh Tuan said at a press conference in Hanoi on April 8 announcing the results of the 14th NA’s 11th session.
Leaders of foreign countries have continued to send their messages of congratulations to newly-elected State and National Assembly leaders of Vietnam.